The borough, GPs and the NHS knows that the figures are wrong. But without someone to clean the information or update the systems, we will struggle.
Posts Tagged: Office for National Statistics
Radical: Have you been following the ONS census sex question fiasco? If not, here’s what you need to know.
It is good news that guidance has been corrected, but it should be noted that one’s legal sex and one’s biological sex are not identical.
Radical: Despite lockdown, the gender wars rage on. Here’s our round up of the biggest issues of the week.
One of the most striking developments was Mordaunt criticising the use of the word ‘woman’ in the Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
Caroline Johnson: Tiers are a tough but necessary step for the country. We must hold our nerve over winter.
With the Government securing 350 million doses of vaccines, and community testing in development, we are starting to win the war against Covid-19.
The Government will need to think carefully about how any change to policy is presented, and the approach should be nuanced and flexible.
Public attitudes have become more relaxed about school reopenings. But the battle is not over for the Government.
Unions are pushing for more closures and a rota system. It’s imperative the Department of Education fights its corner.
The first group of savings are about making the state more efficient, the second about creating a state focused on the core tasks of government.
Radical: Gender ideology has penetrated our institutions – and now it’s the census that’s under threat
The insidious idea that one’s sex is a solely matter of personal demand is seeping into policy and practice, almost unnoticed.
Johnson is being squeezed between dissenting local authorities, an increasingly divided Cabinet – and fundamental problems with test and trace.
Howard Flight: High streets, air travel, restaurants, the arts. How the virus is transforming our lifestyle.
It should be remembered that the arts contributes more to Britain’s international earnings, in the aggregate, than does the City of London.
With benefit claims reaching 2.8 million in May, the Government needs its next bout of economic innovation
Troubling statistics from the Office for National Statistics show how close waves of mass unemployment are.
Robert Halfon: There must be no tax rises for lower income voters to help meet the costs of the virus
No fuel duty rises, self-employed taxes, income tax rises, more taxes on food and drink – and the like.
Neil O’Brien: Higher and technical eduation. The universities should reform themselves. Or have reform forced on them.
For a country deep in debt, lofty thoughts are not enough to justify such huge numbers of students doing things that don’t help them economically,
David Goodhart: The virus. It’s almost certain that ethnic minorities are at greater risk. But we can’t yet know the full explanation.
There are three main factors at work – genetics, plus cultural and social factors. And it’s not possible at present to disentangle the mix.